Home Decor & Gardening

College Theme Gallery Wall

A gallery wall is a wonderful way to showcase a collection of framed artwork, photographs, and collections. I recently created this gallery wall in my hallway. The unifying theme of this gallery wall is Chico. My husband and I met at Chico State and even got married in Chico. We will always have a special… Continue reading College Theme Gallery Wall

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Frugal Home Finds From Ross

When friends and family visit my home, I am often complimented on my decorating style and asked, “Where did you buy that?” They are often surprised when I tell them the items are from discount stores, thrift shops, and flea markets. My latest home shopping trip was to Ross.  If you are patient and have the… Continue reading Frugal Home Finds From Ross

Home Decor & Gardening

Chalkboard Paint Your Kitchen Pantry

I woke up this weekend and decided I was going to chalkboard paint my kitchen pantry door. It was in desperate need of some TLC.  I went to Lowe’s and purchased a can of chalkboard paint for $14 and was ready to try my hand at chalkboard paint! As far as D.I.Y. projects go this… Continue reading Chalkboard Paint Your Kitchen Pantry

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Refinishing Cabinets

Refinishing cabinets was not something I thought I could do, but I have been glaring at the builder grade oak cabinets in my bathrooms and kitchen since my husband and I bought our home nearly five years ago. You know, the cabinets that scream 1990’s? Replacing the vanity, moving, or winning the lotto weren’t in… Continue reading Refinishing Cabinets